Test Wdnville PDC

LOCATION
The 21 Acres Center for
Local Food and Sustainable Living
in Woodinville, Washington

DATES
March 12-13, March 19-20
April 9-10, April 23-24
May 7-8, May 21-22

ABOUT
Design productive and beautiful yards, farms and properties. This 6-weekend course will impart permaculture principles and methodologies through lecture, discussion, field trips and hands-on activities. Permaculture Design students will develop the practical skills and knowledge necessary to plan, design, and implement sustainable systems that are in harmony with the natural world. These skills can be applied anywhere in the world, focusing specifically on the Maritime Pacific Northwest.

CERTIFICATION
Upon completion of the course, participants receive a Certificate of Permaculture Design issued by the Permaculture Institute of North America (PINA) and the Permaculture Institute USA (PIUSA).

INSTRUCTORS
Michael Pilarski
Jacqueline Cramer
Guest Speakers including Arthur Lee Jacobson and Albert Postema

COURSE FEES
Sliding Scale: $900-1200
Single Days: $100

The Maritime Northwest is this course’s focus. Participants are invited from around Western Washington.

LOCATION
The 21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living in Woodinville 13701 NE 171st St. Woodinville, WA 98072 Carpooling encouraged and coordinated.

VENUE
The 21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living in Woodinville, Washington is a nonprofit learning center and living laboratory focusing on organic agriculture, sustainable living and green building technologies. We are excited to have the course where there are so many great examples to look at.

SCHEDULE
March 12-13, March 19-20 April 9-10, April 23-24 May 7-8, May 21-22

FIELD TRIPS
Will include Beacon Hill Food Forest and other noteworthy sites in the area. We will do walks in the neighborhood to assess and design private and public spaces.

DESIGN TEAMS
Will self-select into teams on the 2nd weekend and come up with a list of places to design. Designs will be presented the last weekend of the course. This grounds everyone in PDC design methodology.

MEALS
The course fee does not include meals. The participants will self-organize into six teams, each of which provides the food for one weekend (mostly pre-prepared at home).

HOUSING
For out-of-town participants. We are looking for home-stays in the Woodinville/-Seattle area for people coming from out of town. Some of the homestay options may include a modest cost.

HOMEWORK
There will be a reading and watching list prior to the course as well as homework, team designs, and research projects in between course sessions.

COURSE FEES
Course tuition includes all instruction, course materials and the Permaculture Design Course Certificate. Sliding Scale Tuition: $900 - $1,200 Single Days: $100 A limited number of partial work-trades are available. Inquire for particulars. Some partial scholarships are available. Refund policy. $100 is non-refundable. The rest will be refunded if cancellation is prior to two weeks before start date. Full refund if course cancels.

QUESTIONS?
Contact Michael Pilarski
friendsoft[email protected]
360-643-9178